Retz Cres, FORDE ACT

Forde house is a straight line urban exterior with a warm modern ambience. The interiors are comfortable and playful while providing openings to the urban style landscaping visible through large expanses of glass throughout the house. This house was designed as a conceptual base point for all exhibit homes. Design features and construction methods that were used in this residence can be seen in EDCs homes and upcoming projects.


The house and inclusions were custom designed from footings, structural members, through to the 1° roof pitch. This concept behind this residence was to provide client’s a diverserange of ideas and how relationships between rooms can be achieved while maintaining a functional floor plan with seamless details throughout. On top of all other features and inclusions, the landscaping is one of the prominent design features of this residence, the brief was to achieve a modern Australian landscape using traditional materials with innovative construction methods and low maintenance resources.

PROJECT specifics
  •  4 Bedrooms + Study + Rumpus
  •  2 Separate Living areas
  •  486m²+ GFA
  •  Raked Alfresco and BBQ + preparation areas
  •  Polyurethane kitchen and joinery with marble stone tops
  •  Walk in pantry
  •  Hardwood timber floors
  •  Balcony with frameless glass balustrade
  •  Commercial Glazing
  •  Shadow line finishes to ceiling, windows and doors
  •  Custom Joinery throughout
  •  Custom landscaping
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